Castell Coch

Fairy Spotting at Castell Coch

Magical creatures have been spotted at Castell Coch and we’re inviting families to find them this half term.

Visit the event finder for more information on the fairies at Castell Coch.
Historic Wales 2016

Historic Environment Wales Act 2016

We want your views on measures to support the implementation of the Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016. New consultation launched today.

Have your say —

Spooks at Sites

Spooks at Sites

The land of myth and legend comes alive with daytime frights and night-time terrors. Celebrate the change of seasons at one of our ancient sites.   


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Dragon to tour Wales

Fancy getting up close and personal to a real Welsh dragon? Well, you're in luck — the colossal dragon is embarking on a grand tour of seven Welsh castles this summer.

Meet the Dragon  
Caernarfon Castle

Poppies display at Caernarfon Castle

The Poppies: Weeping Window by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper will be on display at Caernarfon Castle in October 2016

Click here to find out more about the stunning exhibition 

Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Find out more

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Find a castle

There are so many historic places to visit. Go to our interactive map find somewhere great to visit near you.

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Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project 

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

See the HTP section for more information
Help, Advice and Grants

Help, Advice and Grants

Visit our help, advice and grants pages to find out more about looking after your historic property.

Find out all you need to know
Pete Fowler comics

Pack your imagination

Take a look back at some of the fun things Cadw had to offer this summer — such as impressive Lego videos, creative colouring-in sheets and comics by acclaimed artist Pete Fowler.

Visit the Fun section for the full list of activities

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Harlech Castle

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